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India vs Bangladesh, Indore Test-2019 – The Manku’s Day

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As expected it was a run-fest from the Indian batsmen on India vs Bangladesh Highlights 1st Test, Day 2. Indians ended as the favorites while the hosts kept finding their moments of glory.
India amassed 407 runs at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore to finish the day on 493/6.
At stumps, they ended with a lead of 343 runs, and Ravindra Jadeja Umesh Yadav (25*) are still on the crease with Ravichandran Ashwin left to bat, they may even want to go for more domination.

Run fest by Indians


The day belonged almost entirely to Mayank Agarwal. He broke a number of records en route a career-best 243. Mayank Agarwal dominated Bangladesh spinners Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan Miraz with his flamboyant batting and found boundaries at regular intervals.
Mayank Agarwal lost his overnight partner Cheteshwar Pujara who was gone for 54 runs followed by Virat Kohli going for a golden duck. Things looked slightly better for the visitors with Indians suddenly on 119/3 within the 32nd over.
But Mayank Agarwal found another able ally in Ajinkya Rahane who took time to settle down and then put up a 190-run partnership with Mayank for the fourth wicket.
Rahane who has been in headlines for his IPL franchise movement missed a chance of scoring a century in Indore. Rahane fell short of 14 runs but it was a highly needed and commendable innings nevertheless.
Mayank Agarwal was in completely another zone as nothing really impacted him much. After scoring 100 when he raised his bat his skipper requested a double ton and Mayank obliged.
Jadeja joined in the fun after Rahane’s dismissal and began to smash from the beginning. Jadeja and Mayank stitched together 113 runs partnership for the fifth wicket in just 131 balls.
Once against after Mayank’s double century, Virat requested for a triple but Mayank failed to achieve that feat. After his removal, Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha, and Umesh opened up in a flurry of strokes.

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Record-breaker Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal became the only second Indian opener to score two double centuries in a calendar year. Virender Sehwag had scored 319 against South Africa and 201 against Sri Lanka in 2008.
Mayank Agarwal is also the second Indian opener with multiple 200s in a home season. Vinoo Mankad had achieved the feat with 231 and 223 during the 1955/56 Test series against New Zealand.
Mayank Agarwal struck eight sixes during his double century which is the joint-most number of sixes hit by an Indian in a Test inning.
The man of the moment leveled  Navjot Singh Sidhu’s record made during Sidhu’s 128-run knock against Sri Lanka in the 1993 Chandigarh Test.
Mayank’s 243-run knock is the second-highest individual score for India against Bangladesh in Test cricket with highest being 248* by Sachin Tendulkar during the 2004 Dhaka Test.
This is now the 5th highest individual score by an Indian in Test cricket. All the top four entries in the list are on the name of Virender Sehwag.
For Bangladesh bowlers, this was a dreadful day. Abu Jayed picked up four crucial wickets but that did not really help his team. The other two were shared by Ebadat Hossain and Mehidy Hasan Miraz.
Brief scores of India vs Bangladesh Highlights 1st Test, Day 2- 
India 493 for 6 (Mayank Agarwal 243, Ajinkya Rahane 86, Jadeja 60*, Pujara 54, Jayed 4-108)lead Bangladesh 150 by 343 runs

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